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Speaking also of JLC, since @bostonhedonist covered most of the bases: -Despise the sector dial'ed Master Control Date/Chrono/Geographic. For me, the spacing of the silver 'O' feels off--like it should have been shunted 1mm towards the outer dial for more asymmetry. Not a Patek 5296. Feels austere, almost 'stoic,' like how @Dino944 feels about the MUT. Only like the hollow syringe hands. Please keep these, especially if they're lumed. -Like the new Memovox! The...
Love the placement of the eye on the end! I would be in, also would love if the buckles felt substantial in the hand--would gladly pay an upcharge for sturdier hardware.
Yup, Short Robusto, was it? I grabbed a handful in London a couple months ago, they're better than the Gran Cano & Grandiosos (or whatever the AP RE was called). Unfortunately, like 4x the price, last time I was browsing. But too damn short!
Atados! Phenomenal cigar. Give me all of yours kthx.
$4075 so I can combine with last year's auction.
Thanks earlier for the reply about servicing...wound up picking this up from DavidSW. The new(ish) revision of the 214270, now with 3/6/9 lume and longer hands! I'll take some better pictures tomorrow. It's not a mint 1016 but a good first Rolex for me.
A lot of the cigar folks I talked to in London recently said that it's already pretty full of "ugly Americans" not doing us any favors in the optics and/or politesse departments. Unfortunately. I'm going in Feb.
Looking to add one of the revised 214270s my collection--are there any issues with having a US AD take in a foreign-bought Rolex down the line, as long as it came from a European AD? I know Rolex USA/Intl can be prickly about customs, non-OEM stuff, etc.
No SLR Cuba Regional Marquez?? And Fidel's favorite was technically a Cohiba Lancero, as it was the first vitola produced.
Must be an Exhibition #4, by the size/band.
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